Grand Union Records is proud to announce in association with Big Time Hit Songs reissuing the Complete Official Doc Holliday repertoire over the coming weeks. Social marketing is currently underway for the first three albums, “Doc Holliday”, Doc Holliday Rides Again” and “Modern Medicine”. Remastered September 2019 by Bruce Brookshire at Spirit Song Studio these album truly captures some fantastic songwriting standing the test of time.
Doc Holliday origin can be traced to 1971 when guitarist, lead singer and songwriter Bruce Brookshire formed the blues band called Roundhouse. By the end of the decade Roundhouse had gained the attention of Molly Hatchet’s manager creating opportunities that would see the band rechristened Doc Holliday and secure a deal with A&M Records.
Featuring the lineup of Bruce Brookshire, John Samuelson, Ric Skelton, Eddie Stone and Herman Nixon, their debut album produced by Tom Allom who is famous for his work on seminal albums by Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Krokus, Def Leppard, Kix and more; entered Top 30 Billboard Charts with a bullet in 1981.
Going back in the studio with Tom Allom and joined by David Anderle known for his business associations with Frank Zappa, Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys. their second album “Doc Holliday Rides Again” continued that success cultivating worldwide audiences and sharing tours with acts ranging from Black Sabbath, Gregg Allman, Molly Hatchet and more.
Doc Holliday third album “Modern Medicine” the futuristic production and sign of the times produced by Reinhold Mack, known for his collaborations with rock bands Queen, Electric Light Orchestra, Meat Loaf and Rainbow. Mack’s production was a lot of the influence direction for the sound and truly ahead of its time, classic music production techniques inspiring generations.
Formats available include Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, Tidal and all major digital and streaming services. Deluxe CD, Heavyweight Vinyl and Limited Edition Merchandise is planned for the 40th Anniversary Celebration starting in 2020.
“Grand Union Records is honored to work with Bruce Brookshire, preserving the history and legacy of the band Doc Holliday dedicated to all who worked with the band over the last 4 decades, especially dear friends who have passed over the years and the thousands of loyal worldwide fans to whom without them none of this is ever possible. The music is fresh today as it was yesterday. -Sandra Starr ★